Hawker Brownlow Education


Michael Pohl


With more that twenty year classroom teaching experience behind him, Michael now runs training and development sessions for classroom teachers in thinking skills and in meeting the learning needs of gifted students. He has run more than 1000 workshops on the teaching of thinking for teachers and principals in China, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Vienna, Singapore and across New Zealand and Australia.

A member of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, Michael regularly presents at local, national and international conferences on issues concerning giftedness, creativity and thinking.

With a Masters Degree in Gifted Education and formal qualifications in Adult training, Michael is the Director of Thinking Education, Currently working with many schools in diverse contexts on an on-going basis, returning many times to work with teachers as they create a culture of thinking in their classrooms. He has worked in complex secondary settings in inner Melbourne, to remote schools in outback Australia to International schools in Europe.